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Featured Buildings Involving CSCEC

1700 Huangxing Road

1700 Huangxing Road, Shanghai

The building is part of a mixed-use district and is intended to be a new anchor for a developing district in Yangpu District of Shanghai.

C&D International Tower

C&D International Tower, Xiamen

The C&D International Tower anchors a comprehensive project, with great potential to form the new Central Business District for Xiamen.

CCTV Headquarters

CCTV Headquarters, Beijing

The recently completed new headquarters of China Central Television contains the entire television-making process within a single building.

Chongqing World Finanacial Center

Chongqing World Finanacial Center, Chongqing

Also referred to as the Global Financial Building, Chongqing World Financial Center features a shopping center, hotel, service apartments, and office space.

Doha Tower

Doha Tower, Doha

Doha Tower stands out for its deft and subtle sensitivity to culture, context, and climate. The strength of the proposal is in its unapologetic connection to culture and place.

Eton Place Dalian

Eton Place Dalian, Dalian

Eton Place Dalian is located on a six-hectare site in the central city and features a mix of uses including office, hotel, retail, entertainment, convention, SOHO, and residential.

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, Guangzhou

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre is a mixed-use tower located adjacent to a large central park and a subterranean retail concourse with transportation interchanges.

Guangzhou IFC

Guangzhou IFC, Guangzhou

Guangzhou IFC is a landmark tower which defines the emerging international strength of China’s third city and serves as a landmark for Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town’s main axis.

International Commerce Centre

International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong

Soaring 484 meters (1,588 feet) above Victoria Harbor, the International Commerce Centre (ICC) is the essence of Hong Kong in one destination.

Ping An Finance Center

Ping An Finance Center, Shenzhen

Ping An Finance Center is located in the city’s Futian District and represents a new generation of the prototypical Asian skyscraper: very tall, very dense, and hyper-connected.

Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai

The Shanghai World Financial Center has become an icon of Shanghai and China, with its clear and elegant form and revolutionary structural design.

Shum Yip Upperhills

Shum Yip Upperhills, Shenzhen

Through the integration of greenery, Shum Yip Upperhills blurs the boundary between project, city and natural environment, responding to the climate and the history of Shenzhen.

Sliced Porosity Block

Sliced Porosity Block, Chengdu

The buildings of Sliced Porosity Block, with their carefully shaped exteriors, bring the environmental needs of today into the cultural framework of local history.

The Pano

The Pano, Bangkok

The Pano’s unique environment is inspired by the dramatic landscape of Thailand, where the form of the development takes on a poetic abstraction of nature.

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About CSCEC

Founded in 1953, CSCEC has an AAA grade credit rating and has a leading position in China's construction industry.

Through years of practice of general contracting projects, the development of a bureau enterprises have gradually accumulated to form a differentiated competitive advantage. CSCEC insists on doing fine housing construction with their main contracting abilities, gradually establishing themselves in the "high-tech plant" and "high-rise buildings" industry.

They have the ability to adhere to the enterprise and the modest size of the market, maintain attention to quality assurance and brand development, rather than blind expansion.

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CSCEC Connected Global News

China Unveils Giant Spokeless Ferris Wheel in Weifang

China Unveils Giant Spokeless Ferris Wheel in Weifang

24 May 2017, Weifang – On the Bailang River bridge in Weifang, China, stands a mighty installation that takes…

Aspen West Campus Student Housing Tower on the Rise in Austin

Aspen West Campus Student Housing Tower on the Rise in Austin

10 May 2017, Austin – The co-developer of The Independent is witnessing their latest project come to life near…

Ping An Finance Center Completes as Fourth Tallest Building in The World

Ping An Finance Center Completes as Fourth Tallest Building in The World

27 Mar 2017, Shenzhen – Ping An Finance Center is officially complete, according to the criteria established by…

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CSCEC Connected Global News

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China Unveils Giant Spokeless Ferris Wheel in Weifang
24 May 2017 – Weifang, China
On the Bailang River bridge in Weifang, China, stands a mighty installation that takes the title of “World’s Largest Spokeless Ferris Wheel,” according to developers. The…
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Aspen West Campus Student Housing Tower on the Rise in Austin
10 May 2017 – Austin, United States
The co-developer of The Independent is witnessing their latest project come to life near the University of Texas campus. The $60 million Aspen West Campus student housing…
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Ping An Finance Center Completes as Fourth Tallest Building in The World
27 Mar 2017 – Shenzhen, China
Ping An Finance Center is officially complete, according to the criteria established by the CTBUH. At 599 meters, it is the tallest building in Shenzhen, the second…
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Cladding Installation Continues on Topped Out Goldin Finance 117 in Tianjin
20 Mar 2017 – Tianjin, China
Cladding is climbing on the Goldin Finance 117 following its topping out in 2015. Like other major Asian skyscrapers, this tower is designed to be the center of a new CBD…
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Construction Contractor Named for Africa’s Tallest Tower
15 Mar 2017 – Nairobi, Kenya
Hass Group has announced that it has signed a $194 million agreement with the world’s largest construction company, CSCEC, to construct Hass Towers in Nairobi’s Upper…
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Construction Progressing on China Resources Headquarters in Shenzhen
22 Dec 2016 – Shenzhen, China
Having surpassed the 384-meter height of the completed Shun Hing Square, the structurally topped out China Resources Headquarters is now the third tallest of all…
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CTBUH Recognizes Completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, Now the Fifth Tallest Building in the World
21 Dec 2016 – Guangzhou, China
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has certified the completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre. At 530 meters it is the tallest building in…
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Construction Contractor Selected for Dubai’s Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences
2 Nov 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A construction contractor has been awarded a contract by a developer to build the residential floors of the Paramount Tower Hotel & Residences in Dubai. Residences are…
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Construction Begins on Signature Tower in Kuala Lumpur
3 May 2016 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The 439-meter Signature Tower has officially started construction with a foundation concrete pour. The building will not surpass the height of the Petronas Towers, but it…
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Construction Firm Set for Jeju Island Resort Towers
5 Apr 2016 – Jeju, South Korea
Real estate developers have selected a construction firm to build a 700 billion won ($605 million) resort on Jeju Island off the southern coast of South Korea. The…
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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Jersey City’s 99 Hudson
3 Feb 2016 – Jersey City, United States
Last week, Perkins Eastman, developer China Overseas America, and Jersey City officials officially broke ground on 99 Hudson, a 76-story, nearly 800-unit condominium…
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New Jersey’s Future Tallest Tower Downsizes by 15 Meters
20 Jan 2016 – Jersey City, United States
The skyscraper set for 99 Hudson Street on Jersey City's waterfront has been knocked down 15 meters, now 271 meters. Additionally, it’s no longer 95 stories, but will…
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Goldin Finance 117 Tops Out in Tianjin
24 Sep 2015 – Tianjin, China
Goldin Finance 117 in Tianjin, the fourth largest city in China, has topped out at 597 meters. The building is among the tallest skyscrapers currently under construction…
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Ping An Finance Center Structurally Topped Out in Shenzhen
4 May 2015 – Shenzhen, China
On April 30, developers and designers of the Ping An Finance Center celebrated the structural topping out of the megatall building, meaning that the highest primary…
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Designs Revealed for New Jersey’s First Supertall Building
26 Jan 2015 – Jersey City, United States
The Jersey City Planning Board voted to amend the Colgate Redevelopment Plan to permit the construction of a 95-story, 302-meter residential tower at 99 Hudson Street,…
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Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre to Open Early 2016
8 Oct 2014 – Guangzhou, China
The 530-meter Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre is slated to complete in early 2016, at which point it will be the tallest building in Guangzhou. The tower will offer an…
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Construction on Dubai’s SKAI to Start in September 2014
7 Aug 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Construction on Suites in the SKAI, a four-star hotel development by a Dubai-based real estate investment company, will commence in September 2014. The tower project will…
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Hitachi to Deliver World’s Fastest Elevators by 2016
21 Apr 2014 – Guangzhou, China
Hitachi will deliver the world's fastest ultra-high-speed elevators to the Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, a mixed-use skyscraper currently under construction in Guangzhou…
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Ground Broken for Guangxi Financial Investment Center
27 Mar 2014 – Nanning, China
Architect John Portman & Associates has announced the ground-breaking ceremony of the Guangxi Financial Investment Center, a 400-meter tower set along the city’s primary…
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Hong Kong Top-Floor Towers Fetch Double the Manhattan Rents
6 Mar 2014 – Hong Kong, China
Premium office space is found at the topmost floors of skyscrapers across the globe, with Hong Kong in the lead, where the highest floor space goes for more than twice…
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Shanghai Tower Plans to Hire Leasing Agent
8 Jan 2014 – Shanghai, China
The state-owned developer of Shanghai Tower, China’s next tallest building, is hiring a leasing agent to sell space in the building, a highly unusual move in China,…
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Video: Rem Koolhaas Explains De Rotterdam Complex
2 Dec 2013 – Rotterdam, Netherlands
Dezeen has produced an exclusive interview with Rem Koolhaas, in which he tells the architecture website about his colossal new De Rotterdam Tower. The visibility of this…
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De Rotterdam Completed by OMA
22 Nov 2013 – Rotterdam, Netherlands
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has completed its colossal "vertical city" in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. OMA designed the 44-story De Rotterdam complex for…
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Atkins Launches Baoneng Shenyang Project
16 Aug 2013 – Shenyang, China
Construction has begun on the Atkins-designed, ₤1 billion (US$1.6 billion) mixed-use Baoneng Shenyang Global Financial Centre in Shenyang, China, which consists of two…
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REM Documentary Exposes Projects’ Human Side
1 Jul 2013 – Rotterdam, Netherlands
Cinematographer Tomas Koolhaas, son of architect Rem Koolhaas and painter Zoe Zenghelis, has shared a series of clips from his documentary film, REM. Set to debut at the…
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Steven Holl Gives a Personal Tour of His Latest Towers
21 Feb 2013 – Chengdu, China
Upon last month's completion of Steven Holl's Sliced Porosity Block in Chengdu, China, the designer took part in a pair of short films to document the project to the…
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CTBUH: Top Ten Tall Building Stories of the Year
21 Dec 2012 – Chicago, United States
This was a pivotal year for the tall building industry, with dramatic projects making headlines around the world. Not only did skylines grow taller, skyscrapers were…
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JPA Designs Nanning's Future Tallest
5 Dec 2012 – Nanning, China
Atlanta-based John Portman and Associates (JPA) has designed a new tower for the Chinese city of Nanning. The 400-meter (1,312-foot) Tian Long Fortune Center will be one…
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Qatar Aims to Become a Leader in Sustainability
31 Oct 2012 – Doha, Qatar
Architecture Source's article A Tale of Contradictions: Qatar's Green Building Movement reports on fast-growing Qatar's advancements in the green building movement, which…
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Video: Rem Koolhaas Talks CCTV
5 Oct 2012 – London, United Kingdom
CNN interviews Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas and discusses his recently completed CCTV Tower in Beijing. He also relates his profound experience as an 18-year-old visiting…

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CSCEC at CTBUH

Ping An Finance Center Now Fourth Tallest Building in the World

27 Mar 2017, CTBUH-Related News – CTBUH has certified the completion of Ping An Finance Center. At 599…

CTBUH 2016 Conference Platinum Sponsor

16-21 Oct 2016, Conference Sponsor – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place…

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

CSCEC at CTBUH

Ping An Finance Center Now Fourth Tallest Building in the World
27 Mar 2017, Shenzhen – CTBUH-Related News
CTBUH has certified the completion of Ping An Finance Center. At 599 meters it is the tallest building in Shenzhen, second tallest in China, and fourth tallest worldwide.
CTBUH 2016 Conference Platinum Sponsor
16-21 Oct 2016 – Conference Sponsor
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
China Zun Visit
23 Apr 2016, Beijing – Tour Report
Nearly 20 local professionals came together for a visit to the under construction China Zun Tower, the future tallest building in Beijing.
Nanjing Regional Tour Report
20-21 Sep 2014, Nanjing – Tour Report
After getting the high speed train from Shanghai, delegates toured the Suning Gulou Ruicheng project, followed by a trip to the rooftop of one of its 250-meter office buildings.
CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Silver Sponsor
16-19 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our cities to develop them beyond a collection of disparate icons, towards a vision of a Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.
CTBUH 12th Annual Awards Executive Table Sponsor
7 Nov 2013, Chicago – Awards Event
The CTBUH 12th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.
Beijing Regional Tour Report
22-23 Sep 2012, Beijing – Tour Report
Congress delegates who traveled to Beijing were treated to a snapshot of how tall buildings are transforming China’s capital.
CTBUH 2012 Shanghai Conference Silver Sponsor
19-21 Sep 2012, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
That the 21st Century will be the age of the Asian Skyscraper seems indisputable. Already, the past two decades have witnessed a major shift in tall buildings from west to east.

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Ying Chen

Ying Chen

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2016
Wuhan, China

Xiaoxin Man

Xiaoxin Man

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2014

Yuqi Zhou

Yuqi Zhou

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2014

CTBUH Resources Involving CSCEC

Engineering Contractor Management

18 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Zhengkai Huang, China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Second Company

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 09 - Q & A

17 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Panel Questions & Answers

Key Technologies for the Structure Construction in the Shenzhen Ping An Finance Center

17 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Yuqi Zhou, CSCEC1B

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Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016

10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I
Jason Gabel, Annan Shehadi, Shawn Ursini & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH

Innovative Technologies and Their Application on the Construction of a 100-Plus-Story Skyscraper

Sep 2015 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 4 Number 3
Ye Haowen, China State Construction Engineering Corporation

Ultra-Low Energy Consumption in Upper Floors of Skyscrapers

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Man Xiaoxin, Yue Li & Zhuangzhuang Li, China Construction Engineering Design Group; Junliang Cao, Harbin Institute of Technology

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Videos

Engineering Contractor Management
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Zhengkai Huang, China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Second Company
Designing and planning for the construction of the Ping An Finance Center required a number of innovative engineering solutions regarding vertical shipping, labor allocation, large massing, noise control, and more. To address these needs, the project…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 09 - Q & A
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 09 Questions & Answers session with speakers Vincent Tse and Herbert Lam, Parsons Brinckerhoff; Mehdi Jalayerian, Environmental Systems Design; and Xiaoxin Man, CSCEC.
Key Technologies for the Structure Construction in the Shenzhen Ping An Finance Center
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Yuqi Zhou, CSCEC1B
This presentation will introduce the key technologies used for the structural construction of the 660-metertall Ping An Finance Center: the deep foundation pit, large diameter piles, massive concrete mat, climbing formwork of core wall and mega…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Ping An Tower Room, Session 2 - Q & A
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Ping An Tower Room, Session 2 Questions & Answers session with speakers Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti, Yuqi Zhou, CSCEC1B, and Yinghou He, City University of Hong Kong.

Papers/Research

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016
10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I; Jason Gabel, Annan Shehadi, Shawn Ursini & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
CTBUH has determined that 128 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2016 – setting a new record for annual tall building completions and marking the third consecutive record-breaking year.
Innovative Technologies and Their Application on the Construction of a 100-Plus-Story Skyscraper
Sep 2015 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 4 Number 3; Ye Haowen, China State Construction Engineering Corporation
Experience on the construction of several 100-plus-story skyscrapers including Guangzhou West Tower, Guangzhou East Tower, and Shenzhen’s KK100 is described considering the increasingly strong development trend of 100-plus-story skyscrapers in China…
Ultra-Low Energy Consumption in Upper Floors of Skyscrapers
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Man Xiaoxin, Yue Li & Zhuangzhuang Li, China Construction Engineering Design Group; Junliang Cao, Harbin Institute of Technology
Based on the simulation of the outdoor Climate Vertical Distribution in Dalian, this paper analyzes the regularities of gradient distribution from ground to 1000 meter in terms of temperature, humidity, and wind speed. In summer, the climate of upper…
Engineering Contractor Management
16 Sep 2014 – Ping An Finance Center: In Detail; Jian Zhong & Zhengkai Huang, China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Second Installation Company
Megatall high-rise projects face difficulties that require innovative solutions in terms of material coordination, allocation of labor resources, large massing, complex multi-system engineering, noise control, net height control, multi-process…
Key Construction Technologies
16 Sep 2014 – Ping An Finance Center: In Detail; Yuqi Zhou, Ruohui Sun, Gang Xue & Qiang Zuo, China Construction First Division Group Construction & Development Co., Ltd.
This chapter introduces the key technologies for the structural construction of the Ping An Finance Center from six perspectives regarding the deep foundation pit, large diameter piles, massive concrete mat, climbing formwork of core wall and mega…
New Construction Technologies in Tianjin Jinta Mansion
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Yaohui Yang, Junfeng gao & Jing Wang, China Construction First Division Group Construction & Development Co., Ltd.
The 73-story and 336.9 meter Tianjin Jinta Mansion is the tallest building in the world designed to apply concrete filled steel tube columns and pure steel plate shear walls. This paper introduces two new technologies applied in the construction of…

CSCEC Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 98 Completed30 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 18 Completed15 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 4 Years
Most Common Function office, 56 Buildings
Most Common Material Composite, 67 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving CSCEC